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Old 11-01-2007, 04:40 PM
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Doc is rolling over in his grave now.

The light dimmer for an AC circuit is a lot more complicated than a rheostat. Ever heard of an S.C.R., silicon controlled rectifier?
It clips off part of the AC sine wave to reduce the power.
Doc , we need you back!
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